1J97

Phospho-Aspartyl Intermediate Analogue of Phosphoserine phosphatase


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.209 
  • R-Value Work: 0.189 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.189 

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Literature

BeF(3)(-) acts as a phosphate analog in proteins phosphorylated on aspartate: structure of a BeF(3)(-) complex with phosphoserine phosphatase.

Cho, H.Wang, W.Kim, R.Yokota, H.Damo, S.Kim, S.-H.Wemmer, D.Kustu, S.Yan, D.

(2001) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98: 8525-8530

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.131213698
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1J97

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Protein phosphoaspartate bonds play a variety of roles. In response regulator proteins of two-component signal transduction systems, phosphorylation of an aspartate residue is coupled to a change from an inactive to an active conformation. In phospha ...

    Protein phosphoaspartate bonds play a variety of roles. In response regulator proteins of two-component signal transduction systems, phosphorylation of an aspartate residue is coupled to a change from an inactive to an active conformation. In phosphatases and mutases of the haloacid dehalogenase (HAD) superfamily, phosphoaspartate serves as an intermediate in phosphotransfer reactions, and in P-type ATPases, also members of the HAD family, it serves in the conversion of chemical energy to ion gradients. In each case, lability of the phosphoaspartate linkage has hampered a detailed study of the phosphorylated form. For response regulators, this difficulty was recently overcome with a phosphate analog, BeF(3)(-), which yields persistent complexes with the active site aspartate of their receiver domains. We now extend the application of this analog to a HAD superfamily member by solving at 1.5-A resolution the x-ray crystal structure of the complex of BeF(3)(-) with phosphoserine phosphatase (PSP) from Methanococcus jannaschii. The structure is comparable to that of a phosphoenzyme intermediate: BeF(3)(-) is bound to Asp-11 with the tetrahedral geometry of a phosphoryl group, is coordinated to Mg(2+), and is bound to residues surrounding the active site that are conserved in the HAD superfamily. Comparison of the active sites of BeF(3)(-) x PSP and BeF(3)(-) x CeY, a receiver domain/response regulator, reveals striking similarities that provide insights into the function not only of PSP but also of P-type ATPases. Our results indicate that use of BeF(3)(-) for structural studies of proteins that form phosphoaspartate linkages will extend well beyond response regulators.


    Related Citations: 
    • Crystal Structure of Phosphoserine Phosphatase from Methanococcus jannaschii, a Hyperthermophile, at 1.8 A Resolution
      Wang, W., Kim, R., Jancarik, J., Yokota, H., Kim, S.-H.
      (2001) Structure 9: 65

    Organizational Affiliation

    Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Phosphoserine PhosphataseA, B211Methanocaldococcus jannaschiiMutation(s): 1 
EC: 3.1.3.3
Find proteins for Q58989 (Methanocaldococcus jannaschii (strain ATCC 43067 / DSM 2661 / JAL-1 / JCM 10045 / NBRC 100440))
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PO4
Query on PO4

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B
PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A, B
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
BFD
Query on BFD
A,BL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC4 H6 Be F3 N O4ASP
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.209 
  • R-Value Work: 0.189 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.189 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 68.836α = 90
b = 69.829β = 90
c = 91.625γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSrefinement
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2001-07-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance